New College Worcester (NCW), Whittington Road, Worcester, WR5 2JX
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Sixth Form

Life in the Sixth Form means taking more responsibility for studies and daily living

Supported Transition to Independence

While we are here to help when we are needed, developing independence means students making their own decisions. They will start to do more for themselves, including budgeting, shopping, cooking, washing... even the dreaded ironing! Experienced, knowledgeable and qualified staff are on hand to provide support, advice and encouragement while students develop these skills.

Options for Support

Care tutors support our students in the Sixth Form Hostel and House which are organised to ease the transition to University and further education. The hostel us set up very much like University accommodation, and students live quite independently, with support on hand if needed. For those who aren't yet ready for that kind of independence, Fletcher House is set up with greater levels of support for sixth form students.

Sixth form hostel

Fun with Friends

Sixth Form life is relaxed and fun. As independence grows, a new world of exciting activities opens up. The atmosphere is full of confidence and achievement. Living in a large group means making new friends, as well as always having someone to socialise with. In sixth form accommodation there is a Common Room with TV/DVD Player, stereo, pool table and video games as well as shared living areas. For those who are able, sixth form students are offered much greater freedom and independent mobility - whilst safeguarding is still of the utmost priority.

Opportunities for Leadership

Because NCW sixth formers are part of the wider College environment, there are many opportunities to develop leadership skills and become role models for members of the lower school. Each year a Head Girl and Boy are elected, along with a Student Student Team, who get involved in decision making and fundraising. These older students set a fabulous example to the lower school, whilst gaining valuable experience as leaders.

Head Girl
“NCW is both an ordinary school and an extraordinary school. It has fulfilled all of Matthew’s and our expectations in what it could offer. Matthew always wanted to be the same in a different school, rather than different in a normal school.”
Sally, Parent
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